[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSat-1

Clint Bradford clintbradford at mac.com
Wed Jul 6 23:36:31 PDT 2011

>> ... I for one have lost My interest in it. I think even with peak performance , it will take a class "a" ground station to hear any of the formats We're expecting . Definitely not a school project . I hope it proves Me wrong .

A handheld 2M HT and a simple antenna improvement for it are all that is necessary to hear ARISSat-1 - as designed.

Definitely a school project - as schools across the planet are anticipating the deployment. Especially schools in Russia and the U.S.

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE ANS-184 re-capped how easy it will be to monitor ARISSat-1. And if you've mis-placed or given away your February, 2011 issue of QST magazine, I have the "Getting Ready for ARISSat-1" article posted on my Web site at ...


Clint Bradford, K6LCS

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